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May 11, 2016

Dennis Kelly Named Product Lead Enterprise Computing

By Staff Writer, PD ES

On April 4, 2016 Project Director, Enterprise Services (ES), a group within Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), named Dennis Kelly Product Lead (PL) for Enterprise Computing (EC). Mr. Kelly will lead EC’s support for the Army Data Center Consolidation Plan and its associated Application Migration Business Office, the Army Enterprise Service Desk (AESD)-Worldwide, the coordination of the AESD Federation, the Army Software Marketplace initiative, and the definition of the Common Operating Environment for the Data Center/Cloud/Generating Force Computing Environment. Mr. Kelly will officially receive his charter in a ceremony Friday May 13, 2016. Mr. Kelly graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and earned a Master’s of Arts degree in American Government from Catholic University. He earned a Program Management Level III certificate from Defense Acquisition University, is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps, and is a Certified Management Consultant. “I appreciate the opportunity to work with the excellent EC team built by my predecessors. As a team, EC will maintain a focus on support to the warfighter as we assist in fielding the technologies needed to meet the Army’s increasingly challenging operational and fiscal environment,” said Mr. Kelly. Mr. Kelly has been with PEO EIS since 2011 and in EC from its inception where he served as the Project Officer building the capabilities of the Army Enterprise Service Desk – Worldwide (AESD-W), and facilitating the use of the Army Private Cloud (APC2) contract. In leading AESD-W, Mr. Kelly managed three service desk locations that provided support to the 44 installations of the 7th Signal Command and to the 1.5 million Army users of Army Knowledge Online (AKO) and Enterprise Email. For APC2, he facilitated the provision of Cloud Software as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service for DOD customers. “Dennis has a great set of technical and management skills and over 40 years of leadership experience. I can say with confidence that he’ll thrive as Product Lead,” said Doug Haskin, Acting Project Director, ES. “As a leader, he’s known for being a change agent, with an ability to communicate complex concepts clearly, and one who achieves results. His expertise will aid EC in delivering on its mission,” Haskin added. Supporting Mr. Kelly and EC as Deputy PL is Mr. Keith Baylor who joined PEO EIS in June 2015.